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Old 11-30-2006, 08:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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OBC temperature reading

currrently the OBC is not showing the current temperature...... is shows -37c all the time, does anyone know whats wrong or how to fix it?? its the 18 button OBC from a 325ise.
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sounds like your temperature sensor is either unplugged, faulty, or missing. It's under your front bumper, and it's a very easy and fairly inexpensive fix.
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-37 deg is the temperature that will be displayed when, as M3UND said, the temperature sensor is unpluggled, faulty, or missing. Easy fix.
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Old 12-01-2006, 08:11 AM   #4 (permalink)
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how do i get to it, where does it plug in??
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Old 12-01-2006, 06:29 PM   #5 (permalink)
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its located in your front bumper air-vent. passenger side (on my car which is a RHD). turn your wheels in one direction, then you can squeeze your head in there and get to it from behind.
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Old 12-03-2006, 04:49 AM   #6 (permalink)
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there you go, this is the photo of it. hope u get it fixed
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heh... mines been ripped off... damn car is too low.
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haha ya mine dangles below my bumper, ever since i lowered it i cant keep the brake vent to stay attached. so much plastic has been ripped from my bumber...i should be more careful
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